Character Designs From Ladies of "Ninja Slayer From Animation" Previewed

Plus more merchandise plans

The site for the the Trigger adaptation of "Bradley Bond and Philip [email protected] Morzez'"s Japanese take on the American take on Japanese sci-fi and martial arts light novel series Ninja Slayer has been updated with character designs for the series' ladies, including hacker/journalist Nancy Lee, karate master/legacy ninja Yukano and high school girl/loner/origami master Yamamoto 

 

 

 

The cast includes:

Ninja Slayer: Toshiyuki Morikawa

Dark Ninja: Sho Hayami

Nancy Lee: Chiwa Saito

Yamamoto: Sora Amamiya

Yukano: Risa Taneda

Laomoto Khan: Masane Tsukayama

Clone Yakuza: Tesshō Genda

Electronic Maiko: Noto Mamiko

Scatter: Takahiro Mizushima

Narrator: Goblin


Original: "Ninja Slayer" (Publisher: Corporation KADOKAWA Enterbrain)
Author: Bradley Bond / Philip · N · Morzez
Translation: Yu Honda and Leika Sugi
Original Character Design: Warainaku
Series Director and Series Composition: Akira Amemiya 
Screenplay: Hiroshi Sato 
Character design: Hiroyuki Imaishi, Yusuke Yoshigaki, saitomInato SerereShinjiro (yep, three folks with ero-cred on character design) 
Art Director: Akira Katsuta, Young-jae Lee (QREAZY)
Color design: Akemi Nagao (Wish)
Director of Photography: Kentaro Kashiwagi (Asura film)
Animatics editor: Eiji Tsuchida
Main Theme: BOOM BOOM SATELLITES

End Theme: Boris
Music: Shinichi Osawa / Kenji Fujisawa  (Team-MAX)
Music Production: Starchild Records
Sound Director: Y uki Satofumi
Sound Production: grooove
Animation Production: TRIGGER
Production: Ninja Committee


The series streaming globally starting April 16th, 2015, followed by a 2016 Japanese TV broadcast.



Merchandise is also being line up, including more figmas

 

And karate hoodies

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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